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The present research deals with the study on some physicochemical parameters and the population of aquatic insect and insect larvae of Pardi lake, Gadchiroli which was carried out from February 2016 to January 2017. Total 10 genera of aquatic insect larvae recorded during the present piece of investigation, among which Order Diptera is represented by 07 genera and Coleoptera by 03 genera.  The Dipteran species are found to be dominant in the lake. The high density of pollution indicator species like Chironomus, Eristalis and Trichoptera larvae indicates the polluted nature of the lake. Thus, keeping in view the importance of the study, the necessary steps should be taken for the conservation and maintenance of lake.


Water quality parameters Aquatic insect larvae Pardi lake Gadchiroli

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Chavhan , R. N. (2024). Water quality parameters and population of aquatic insect larvae in Pardi Lake, Gadchiroli District (M.S.) of India. Environment Conservation Journal, 25(1), 169–174.


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